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the civil war that took place between the northern and southern states of the United States between 1861-65.

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Did Stonewall Jackson suggest to fight naked?

Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States, pp. 132-3: General [James E.] Slaughter declared that on the night after the terrific repulse of Burnside’s army at Fredericksburg, Stonewall Jackson ...
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What is “belligerent ground” as referenced in this 1863 General Orders signed by Abraham Lincoln?

I came across several things in General Order 100 signed by President Lincoln titled “Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field”, which can be found here. Article 50 ...